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Eric Melancon

February 20, 1980 — January 7, 2017

Graveside services will be held at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. for Eric Melancon, 36, who passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2017.

He is survived by his wife, Amy Melancon of Carencro;  one daughter, Raven Melancon;  two sons, Daynon Melancon and Mason Melancon;  his mother, Mona Dronet and her husband Willie;  his father, Cecil Melancon, Sr. and his wife Vanessa;  two brothers, Cecil Melancon, Jr. and his wife Nicole, and Blake Melancon;  one sister, Billie Demette and her husband Tony;  three step-sisters, Bobbie, Natalie, and Toni;  and numerous nieces and nephews.

Eric was known to his friends and family as being the life of the party.  In his free time, he enjoyed shooting pool every Friday night and spending time with his family.

Visitation hours will be observed on Wednesday, January, 11, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m., and resume on Thursday, January 12, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. until time of service.

Pallbearers will be Ray Bernard, Robert Bernard, Tony Demette, Bryce Melancon, Gage Melancon, Hunter Melancon, Jonathon Melancon, and Damien Roger “Daqueer.”  Honorary Pallbearers are Blake Melancon, Cecil Melancon, Jr., Daynon Melancon, and Mason Melancon.

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Walters Funeral Home, (337) 706-8941, 2424 North University Avenue in Lafayette, is in charge of funeral arrangements.

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